As senior vice president for legal reform policy at the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Matthew D. Webb oversees the development and advocacy of ILR’s position and policy on key federal legal reform issues including securities litigation, preemption, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, class action reform, tobacco-Medicaid litigation, the False Claims Act, attorney fee shifting, shareholder activism, and campaign finance reform.
Before joining ILR, he was research director for Safe Streets, a not-for-profit foundation focusing on criminal justice reform. He is a member of the bar of the state of Maryland and graduated magna cum laude from American University’s Washington College of Law where he was an articles editor on the Law Review.
Webb holds a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Colorado. During his free time, he is a volunteer firefighter and paramedic in Northern Virginia.